Fraser Corsan wants to go faster than a Ferrari F50 and higher than Mount Everest—with nothing but his own two wings to carry him. Corsan is a wingsuit pilot. He wants to break four of the world wingsuit records.
Scientists are engineering a new, more efficient generation of computer chips by modeling them after the human brain.
A new study aims to find out why and how we avoid information we don’t want to hear– and how we can stop doing it.
Tap dancing originated in America. It’s a mix of several dance styles—Irish jigging, British clogging, and the percussive steps from African dance. Tap dancing can be traced back to Five Points, now known as Chinatown in New York city. Tap dance also has its roots in minstrel shows, where it was viewed as American comedy. In the 70s, tap dancing legends, Jane Goldberg and Brenda Bufalino took tap from the bright show tune lights of Broadway back to a place of self expression.
In the increasingly crowded universe of Chinese pop groups, FFC-Acrush stands out for one reason: it’s a boy band with no boys in it.
What do fans of atmospheric post-punk music have in common with ancient barbarians? Not much … so why are both known as “goths”? Is it a weird coincidence – or is there a deeper connection stretching across the centuries? Dan Adams investigates.
Lesson by Dan Adams, animation by Globizco.